Bluffs Levee Stronger, Vegetation Expected to Return

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

The levee system along the Bluffs side of the river is ready for spring. Back in the summer of 2011 it was tested to the limit.

The "levee blanket" installed to re-enforce the levee is gone, in it's place some of the native grasses have returned.

Many of the trees in the Iowa Riverfront Trail section of the levee have died. The high water mark is evident on the trees that remain standing.

Few of the plants in the area rebounded last spring and summer, more are expected to come back in 2013.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 201677911 -
Gray Television, Inc.